What is seneca?
Seneca is a toolkit for organizing the business logic of your app. You can break down your app into "stuff that happens", rather than focusing on data models or managing dependencies.
seneca is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
seneca is an open source tool with 4 GitHub stars and 1 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to seneca's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses seneca?
6 companies reportedly use seneca in their tech stacks, including dreamineering, CarMoov, and Tuup Backend.
19 developers on StackShare have stated that they use seneca.
Pros of seneca
Multi transports support
- pattern matching: a wonderfully flexible way to handle business requirements
- transport independence: how messages get to the right server is not something you should have to worry about
- maturity: 5 years in production (before we called it micro-services), but was once taken out by lightning
- deep and wide ecosystem of plugins
seneca Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to seneca?
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